Industry night

The BCIT IEEE Student Branch is holding their first ever Industry Night!

The event will take place on April 7, 2021. Presentations start at 2:30 PM.

If you’re in electrical or electronics engineering, this is a great opportunity to listen and ask questions with like-minded individuals! This will be a networking and potentially career-building event where industry professionals, BCIT staff, and alumni discuss their career paths, what their jobs are like, and any interesting projects they have done in the past.

TENTATIVE Event Schedule:

  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm – Dan Petrulian, Compliance Project Manager at Radial Engineering
  • 3:00pm – 3:30pm – Navtej Heir, Application Specialist at Spartan Controls
  • 3:30pm – 4:00pm – Steven McClain, Instructor at BCIT
  • 6:30pm – 7:00pm – Amine Doulfikar, Electrical EIT at BBA Engineering
  • 7:00pm – 7:30pm – Craig Colman-Shepherd, Software Developer at SewerVue Technologies


Use this link to join our Discord server where the event will be taking place, or click on this link .

Contact: for any questions, or send us a Facebook message.


2021 IEEE Vancouver Section Scholarships deadline has been extended until April 30

The deadline for the 2021 IEEE Vancouver Section Scholarships have been extended until April 30, 2021. Details of the three available scholarships remain the same, with two $1000 scholarships and one $2000 scholarship being offered this year. Applications will be reviewed by the IEEE Vancouver Section Scholarships Committee who will determine this year’s recipients. Initially, the plan was to announce the scholarship recipients at the 2021 IEEE Vancouver Section AGM, however IEEE Vancouver will be contacting recipients via email instead, by May 21, 2021. Detailed information on each of these scholarships and the application process are covered in the attached document. Scholarship information can also be found on the Vancouver Section website:

For more information regarding the scholarships please have a look at the following document:



Events News

Online technical talk on IEC61850

BCIT and OMICRON bring you an online technical talk/event on IEC61850 topics, Wednesday February 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm.

As OMICRON has received an overwhelming amount of interest from industry, BCIT is working in conjunction with OMICRON to bring you an interactive online technical talk/event on IEC61850 topics.

This event is an excellent opportunity to learn and foster discussions on IEC61850 for practicing professionals and alumni. It will provide some perspective on how it is being used and applied in the real world. Current students are welcome to join as well.

Topics that will be covered include an overview of the IEC61850 standard and concepts (data model, data exchange services, SCL) as well as a live demonstration using real world relays and test tools.

This online event requires registration, so please register. Your contact information will be used to remind you of the event, send you the link to access the Zoom event, and follow up on the event.

Register here for the Introduction to the IEC61850 protocol, the basis for Smart Grids

We look forward to seeing you at 7:00 pm on February 3, 2021.

Events News

IEEE Orientation 2020


Welcome to BCIT first year Electrical Engineering students.

Our executive team has put together an orientation video to give you a virtual tour of the Burnaby campus. We hope you have a great start to your program and if you have any questions feel free to contact us at .